Suja Juice Named Title Sponsor of 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon

March 17th, 2014

Fastest Growing Cold-Pressured Juice and Smoothie Company Offers Special 6-Week Marathon Training Program Created by USA Olympic Track Athlete Nick Symmonds

San Diego, CA. (March 17, 2014) – San Diego-based Suja Juice Co., the fastest growing cold-pressured, organic juice and smoothie company in the U.S. and Forbes magazine’s #3 Most Promising Company in the Nation, today announced it will serve as title sponsor for the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego), to be held on June 1, 2014. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego expects 30,000 runners and will celebrate its seventeenth edition with a 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon featuring live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a finish line concert to end the race.

“The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon was born here in San Diego and we’re thrilled to have Suja, a hometown company and the leader in the cold-pressured juice and smoothie market, as our title sponsor,” said Bill Pedigo, chief revenue officer of Competitor Group, organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. “It’s great to partner with a company that has the same shared focus of health and wellness in our communities as we do.”

In addition to serving as the title sponsor of Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego, Suja will also be fielding its first professional athlete at this year’s marathon in two-time Olympian and 2016 Olympic hopeful Nick Symmonds. Symmonds will run with Suja and will also partner with Julie Upton, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D. and Certified Sports Nutritionist, to provide a special 6-week marathon training nutrition plan and training tips for runners.

“Suja is San Diego through and through; we were created here, we grow many of our ingredients here and produce our juices here,” said Suja Juice CEO and co-founder, Jeff Church. “We are honored to partner with Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego, a long-standing San Diego tradition that shares our mission to make an active and healthy lifestyle fun.”

Suja Juice will also be offering $10 off Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego registration with purchase of select Suja beverages.

For more information on the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon please visit To learn more about Suja Juice, please visit

About Competitor Group, Inc.

Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the active lifestyle industry’s leading media and event entertainment company. CGI owns and operates 53 events around the world, including its flagship Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, KiDS Rock Series, TriRock Triathlon Series and Women’s Running Series, collectively welcoming more than 500,000 professional and amateur participants in 2014. Anchoring the company with rich content are four publishing brands dedicated to running, cycling and triathlon including Women’s Running, Triathlete, Velo, and Competitor with a combined monthly circulation of over 700,000. The race services division of CGI, Race IT is the second largest provider of online registration solutions to endurance event organizers around the world. Further information about CGI and its digital, publishing and event properties can be found at 

About Suja Juice Co.

Suja Juice™ began from a shared dream to help people transform their lives through conscious nutrition. The three handcrafted lines of cold-pressured juices, Suja Classic™, Suja Elements™ & Suja Essentials™ are Certified Organic and verified Non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project. All juices and smoothies are cold-pressured using High Pressure Processing (HPP) to kill any harmful bacteria and preserve maximum nutrition and taste. Suja Classic™, packed with pure fruits and vegetables, is the convenient way to drink nutrients the body needs and maintain overall health. The Suja Elements™ line is especially refreshing, packed with vital nutrients, amino acids, omegas and antioxidants. For each bottle of Suja Elements™ purchased, 20 cents is donated to an important cause. In 2014, Suja introduced its newest line, Suja Essentials™, elevated liquid wellness for anytime, anywhere refreshment. Suja Essentials™ delivers functional refreshment with vital nutrients your body needs like amino acids, antioxidants, proteins & omegas.  With a wide range of cold-pressed organic offerings, Suja™ has a juice for every lifestyle.   Suja can be purchased through,, as well as Natural and select National Grocery chains.

For more information on Cold-Pressure Technology, please visit www.ColdPressured.Org.



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Suja Juice Named Title Sponsor of 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon

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